Liberally \Lib"er*al*ly\, adv. In a liberal manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • liberally — late 14c., generously, munificently, from LIBERAL (Cf. liberal) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning freely is c.1500 …   Etymology dictionary

  • liberally — lib|e|ral|ly [ˈlıbərəli] adv 1.) using or including plenty of something, especially in a generous way ▪ Apply the glue liberally to both surfaces. ▪ dark hair liberally sprinkled with grey 2.) with liberal ideas or opinions ▪ The people around… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • liberally — adv. Liberally is used with these adjectives: ↑educated, ↑scattered Liberally is used with these verbs: ↑apply, ↑coat, ↑interpret, ↑smear, ↑spatter, ↑sprinkle, ↑use …   Collocations dictionary

  • liberally — adverb 1. freely in a nonliteral manner (Freq. 1) he embellished his stories liberally • Derived from adjective: ↑liberal 2. in a generous manner he gave liberally to several charities • Syn: ↑munificently, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • liberally — liberal ► ADJECTIVE 1) willing to respect and accept behaviour or opinions different from one s own. 2) (of a society, law, etc.) favourable to individual rights and freedoms. 3) (in a political context) favouring individual liberty, free trade,… …   English terms dictionary

  • liberally — adverb see liberal I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liberally — See liberal. * * * …   Universalium

  • liberally — adverb In a liberal manner, generously or in accordance with political views associated with the liberals …   Wiktionary

  • liberally — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, affluently, aplenty, bigheartedly, bottomlessly, bounteously, bountifully, chivalrously, copiously, diffusely, effusely, extravagantly, exuberantly, freehandedly, freeheartedly, freely, fully, generously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • liberally — adv. in a progressive manner; broad mindedly, tolerantly; generously, abundantly …   English contemporary dictionary

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